Developmental Course Success

Retention in Developmental Math Courses

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Definition

Percentage of students retained in developmental math courses in the fall term of the designated year.

External Benchmarking

In 2016, the percentage of Oakton students who were retained in development math courses was the highest among Oakton’s peers. Additionally, the percentage of Oakton students who were retained in developmental math courses was in the 92nd percentile nationally.


Success in Developmental Math Courses - All Completers

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Definition

Percentage of students who earned a passing grade in developmental math, of all students who completed the course.

External Benchmarking

In 2016, the percentage of Oakton students who were successful in developmental math courses, of all students who completed the course, was the fourth highest among Oakton’s peers. Additionally, the percentage of Oakton students who were successful in developmental math courses, of all students who completed the course, was in the 35th percentile nationally.


Success in Developmental Math Courses - All Enrolled

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Definition

Percentage of students who earned a passing grade in developmental math, of all students enrolled in the course.

External Benchmarking

In 2016, the percentage of Oakton students who were successful in developmental math courses, of all students enrolled, was the highest among Oakton’s peers. Additionally, the percentage of Oakton students who were successful in developmental math courses, of all students enrolled, was in the 64th percentile nationally.


Retention in Developmental Reading Courses

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Definition

Percentage of students retained in developmental reading courses in the fall term of the designated year.

External Benchmarking

In 2016, the percentage of Oakton students who were retained in development reading courses was the highest among Oakton’s peers. Additionally, the percentage of Oakton students who were retained in developmental reading courses was in the 93rd percentile nationally.


Success in Developmental Reading Courses - All Completers

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Definition

Percentage of students who earned a passing grade in developmental reading, of all students who completed the course.

External Benchmarking

In 2016, the percentage of Oakton students who were successful in developmental math courses, of all students who completed the course, was the fourth highest among Oakton’s peers. Additionally, the percentage of Oakton students who were successful in developmental reading courses, of all students who completed the course, was in the 24th percentile nationally.


Success in Developmental Reading Courses - All Enrolled

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Definition

Percentage of students who earned a passing grade in developmental reading, of all students enrolled in the course.

External Benchmarking

In 2016, the percentage of Oakton students who were successful in developmental reading courses, of all students enrolled, was the highest among Oakton’s peers. Additionally, the percentage of Oakton students who were successful in developmental reading courses, of all students enrolled, was in the 53rd percentile nationally.


Retention in Developmental Writing Courses

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Definition

Percentage of students retained in developmental writing courses in the fall term of the designated year.

External Benchmarking

In 2016, the percentage of Oakton students who were retained in development writing courses was the highest among Oakton’s peers. Additionally, the percentage of Oakton students who were retained in developmental reading courses was in the 94th percentile nationally.


Success in Developmental Writing Courses - All Completers

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Definition

Percentage of students who earned a passing grade in developmental writing, of all students who completed the course.

External Benchmarking

In 2016, the percentage of Oakton students who were successful in developmental writing courses, of all students who completed the course, was the second highest among Oakton’s peers. Additionally, the percentage of Oakton students who were successful in developmental writing courses, of all students who completed the course, was in the 68th percentile nationally.


Success in Developmental Writing Courses - All Enrolled

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Definition

Percentage of students who earned a passing grade in developmental writing, of all students enrolled in the course.

External Benchmarking

In 2016, the percentage of Oakton students who were successful in developmental writing courses, of all students enrolled, was the highest among Oakton’s peers. Additionally, the percentage of Oakton students who were successful in developmental writing courses, of all students enrolled, was in the 89th percentile nationally.